gruessli

English translation: Kind regards

08:20 Aug 25, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: gruessli
this is swiss german.
the sentence was
'es liebs gruessli'
Laura
English translation:Kind regards
Explanation:
In standard German it would be "einen lieben Gruß (senden)"
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Margit Hengsberger
Local time: 16:56
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naLove,
Nancy Schmeing
naKind regards
Margit Hengsberger


  

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Kind regards


Explanation:
In standard German it would be "einen lieben Gruß (senden)"

Margit Hengsberger
Local time: 16:56
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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21 hrs
Love,


Explanation:
There are tow cultural things reflected in this phrase. It would be found, e.g. at the end of a letter.
1. gruessli means greetings. It is a form from the southern part of the German-speaking world, especially Switzerland. The diminutive li ending is typical there. Greetings are often included in the sign-off phrase of German letters.
2. There is always a filter how cozy we make a greeting. This greeting corresponds to the level of closeness reflected in signing your letters with Love, Laura. If this is not the closing of a letter, it might correspond to saying, "sending you my love". It does not have to be particularly intimate, just caring.
Best wishes, Nancy




Nancy Schmeing
Canada
Local time: 10:56
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 328
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